Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 4.djvu/637

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PUBLIC LAW 107-368-DEC. 19, 2002 116 STAT. 3065 (3) efforts to satisfy the requirement of section 3(f)(4) of the Scientific and Advanced-Technology Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 1862i(f)(4)). SEC. 22. REPORT ON FOUNDATION BUDGETARY AND PROGRAMMATIC EXPANSION. The Board shall prepare a report to address and examine the Foundation's budgetary and programmatic growth provided for by this Act. The report shall be submitted to the Committee on Science of the House of Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate, and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate within one year after the date of the enactment of this Act and shall include— (1) recommendations on how the increased funding should be utilized; (2) an examination of the projected impact that the budgetary increases will have on the Nation's scientific and technological workforce; (3) a description of new or expanded programs that will enable institutions of higher education to expand their participation in Foundation-funded activities; (4) an estimate of the national scientific and technological research infrastructure needed to adequately support the Foundation's increased funding and additional programs; and (5) a description of the impact the budgetary increases provided under this Act will have on the size and duration of grants awarded by the Foundation. SEC. 23. ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS ADVISORY COMMITTEE. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.— The Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall jointly establish an Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee (in this section referred to as the "Advisory Committee"). (b) DUTIES.—The Advisory Committee shall— (1) assess, and make recommendations regarding, the coordination of astronomy and astrophysics programs of the Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; (2) assess, and make recommendations regarding, the status of the activities of the Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as they relate to the recommendations contained in the National Research Council's 2001 report entitled "Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium", and the recommendations contained in subsequent National Research Council reports of a similar nature; and (3) not later than March 15 of each year, transmit a report to the Director, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Committee on Science of the House of Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate, and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate on the Advisory Committee's findings and recommendations under paragraphs (1) and (2). (c) MEMBERSHIP.— The Advisory Committee shall consist of 13 members, none of whom shall be a Federal employee, including— (1) 5 members selected by the Director; 42 USC 1862n note. Deadline. 42 USC 1862n-9. Deadline. Reports.